Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Donald Glover, and "Master of None" writer Lena Waithe were among the winners who broke new ground at Sunday night's ceremony. And the streaming TV biz passed the ultimate Emmy threshold on Sunday night, as Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” made history. “Handmaid’s Tale” picked up the win for outstanding drama series, which represents the first time a streaming service had one won of the top Emmy series prizes. It was just four years ago, in 2013, that Netflix became the first streaming platform to win an Emmy, as “House of Cards” picked up a handful of victories. Read all about it here. I covered the news from backstage; a few highlights:
Dave Mandel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the cast and producers of "Veep"
Sterling K. Brown
Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari
Elisabeth Moss and the cast and producers of "The Handmaid's Tale"
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